Use this outline as a guide to writing your personal statement about religion.

Define "god".

Define "religion".

What is your god like? (If you believed in god, what would this god be like?)

List five descriptive adjectives which you associate with God.

How would you describe your relationship with God?

What does your God ask of you?

What do you ask of God?

What does religion mean to you?

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